the best august events for dog lovers

Days To Celebrate

August 1: DOGust Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs

August 3: National Ice Cream Sandwich Day and National Watermelon Day – see our celebration Recipes

August 4: Kilo the Pug’s Birthday and Gotcha Day – see his celebration last year here.

August 7: Purple Heart Day, National Friendship Day, National Sisters Day

August 9: National Book Lovers Day

August 10: National Lazy Day, Spoil Your Dog Day

August 11: National Sons and Daughters Day (if your pet is your kid, then celebrate in a blog post),

August 16: National Tell a Joke Day, International Homeless Animal Day, National Honey Bee Day

August 24: National Waffle Day, National Peach Pie Day

August 28: Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day

Daily Events – Ontario

Toronto Humane Society Paws in the Park

August 12, 2017  

10:00am – 3:00pm

Location: Woodbine Park, Toronto -1695 Queen St E

Benefiting: Toronto Humane Society

The Toronto Humane Society’s largest fundraiser – Paws in the Park® – takes place on Saturday, August 12th at Woodbine Park in Toronto! Paws in the Park® has been a staple in our community for years, and this year’s event is sure to be the biggest yet! This year’s event is sure to be the biggest yet! Thanks to BISSELL Canada and BISSELL Pet Foundation, for the first time ever, we will be finding homes for some of our adorable canine pals right from Woodbine Park! So if you’re looking for your forever pal, be sure to come for a visit!

Aside from the adorable, adoptable pooches, there will be extraordinarily delicious food, primping for your pooch, a pet photo booth, celebrity guests, shopping in our Vendor Village, face painting and so much more!
I’ll be there so please say hi.

Dog Tales Festival

When: August 26-27 from 11:00 – 5:00 daily.

Parking: $10/car.

The Dog Tales Festival is a completely unique festival experience in celebration of rescued animals. Join us in beautiful King City for a weekend filled with shopping, entertainment, great food, interactive activities for you and your dog to enjoy, and, of course, animals!
For more information: See you there!

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Dog Lovers Days

Fri-Sun August 11, 12 and 13, 2017:

Kingston ON, Grass Creek Park
Kingston Sheep Dog Trials

Saturday August 19, 2017:

Peterborough ON, Burnham Mansion Veterinary Services

Sat, Sun August 26 and 27, 2017:
King City ON, Dog Tales Rescue
Annual Event

Sat, Sun August 26 and 27, 2017:
Englehart ON, TBA
Bark In The Park


August 19th, 2017

Plunkett Estate 9282 Elviage Drive London, ON N6K 4N5


The ultimate party for dogs and people. Join an estimated 25,000 people and 6,000 dogs for Canada’s most unique and dog-friendly festival experience! Help rescues, have fun and spoil your dog.

Blogging Themes for August

  • Admit You’re Happy Month
  • Family Fun Month
  • National Catfish Month
  • National Eye Exam Month
  • National Golf Month
  • Peach Month
  • Romance Awareness Month
  • Water Quality Month
  • National Picnic Month

Weekly Events

  • Week 1 National Simplify your Life Week
  • Week 2 National Smile Week
  • Week 3 Friendship Week
  • Week 4 Be Kind to Humankind Week

Have you got anything exciting planned for August? Let us know. You can register events for free on our site and we’ll be happy to share. Have a great month.


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